New Zealand eTA Visa for Citizens of Sweden

eTA for Swedish citizens

eTA Eligibility

  • Swedish citizens can apply for an NZeTA
  • Sweden was a launch member of the NZ eTA program
  • Swedish citizens enjoy fast entry using the NZ eTA program

Other eTA Requirements

  • Swedish citizens can apply for eTA online
  • NZ eTA is valid for arrival by air and cruise ship
  • NZ eTA is for short tourist, business, transit visits
  • You must be over 18 to apply for an NZ eTA otherwise require a parent/guardian

What are the NZeTA requirements for Swedish citizens?

A New Zealand Visa for Swedish citizens is required for visits up to 90 days.

Swedish passport holders can enter New Zealand on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for a period of 90 days without obtaining a visa for New Zealand from Sweden, under the visa waiver program that commenced in the years 2009. Since July 2019, Swedish citizens require an eTA for New Zealand.

A New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) from Sweden is not optional, but a mandatory requirement for all Swedish citizens traveling to the country for short stays. Before travelling to New Zealand, a traveller needs to ensure that the validity of the passport is at least three months past the expected departure date.

Only Australian Citizen are exempt, even Australian permanent residents are required to obtain an New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorisation (NZeTA).


How can I apply for New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) from Sweden?

The New Zealand Visa for Swedish citizens comprises an online application form that can be completed in less than five (5) minutes. It is necessary for applicants to enter personal details, their contact details, like email and address, and information on their passport page. Applicant must be in good health and should not have a criminal history.

After Swedish citizens pay the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) fees, their eTA application processing commences. NZ eTA is delivered to Swedish citizens via email. If additional documentation is required, the the applicant will be contact prior to approval of New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for Swedish citizens.


New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) requirements for Swedish citizens

To enter New Zealand, Swedish citizens will require a valid travel document or passport in order to apply for New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA). Swedish citizens who have a passport of an additional nationality need to make sure they apply with the same passport they travel with, as the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for New Zealand for Swedish citizens will be associated with the passport that was mentioned at the time of application.

Applicants will also require a valid credit or debit card or paypal account to pay the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA). The fee for New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) for Swedish citizens covers eTA fee and tourist levy. Swedish citizens are also required to provide a valid email address, to receive the NZeTA in their inbox. It will be your responsibility to carefully double-check all the data entered so there are no issues with the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA), otherwise you may have to apply for another NZ eTA.


How long can Swedish citizen stay on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA)?

Swedish citizen's departure date must be within 3 months of arrival. Additionally, Swedish citizen can visit only for 6 months in a 12 month period on an NZ eTA.

How long can a Swedish citizen stay in New Zealand on a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA)?

Swedish passport holders are required to obtain a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) even for a short duration of 1 day up to 90 days. If the Swedish citizens intend to stay for a longer duration, then they should apply for a relevant Visa depending on their circumstances.

Travel to New Zealand from Sweden

Upon receiving the New Zealand Visa for Swedish citizens, travelers will be able to either present an electronic or paper copy to present to New Zealand border and immigration.


Can Swedish citizens enter multiple times on New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorization (NZeTA)?

New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorization (NZeTA) is valid for multiple entries during the period of its validity. Swedish citizens can enter multiple times during the two year validity of the NZ eTA.


11 Things To Do and Places of Interest for Swedish Citizens

  • See the pancake rocks and blowholes at Punakaiki
  • Climb the Sky Tower for astounding Auckland views
  • Laugh it up at a comedy night, Auckland
  • Check out an urban volcano, Mt Eden
  • Live music at Neck of the Woods
  • Redwoods Treehouse, Auckland
  • Hit the Christchurch markets
  • See the waterfalls at Earnslaw Burn
  • Go Steampunk in Oamaru
  • Take the ferry to Waiheke Island
  • Watch a rugby match at Eden Park

Sweden Consulate in Wellington

Address

Level 7 Molesworth House 101 Molesworth Street Thorndon 6011 Wellington New Zealand

Phone

+64-4-499-9895

Fax

+64-4-499-1464

Please apply for a New Zealand eTA 72 hours in advance of your flight.